Bomb is found on the beach

Police outside student accommodation in Stanhope Road, Portsmouth on Friday Picture Ben Fishwick

Man arrested in Portsmouth explosives probe at Stanhope Road student block is released by police

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A RUSTY bomb was washed up by the tide on a beach.

Members of the Selsey Coastguard Rescue Team were called to Medmerry Beach, at Selsey, after reports a bomb had been found.

They were called at 1pm on Tuesday.

The area was cordoned off while they dealt with the bomb.

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team took over and carried out a controlled explosion, making the area safe by 3.15pm.